PitchFest is a pitch competition, held in partnership with Final Draft, for Emerson alumni in the LA area and currently enrolled ELA students to test the power of their projects.
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Richard LaGravenese ’80 will receive a career achievement award from the Writers Guild of America (WGA).
As reported in the Hollywood Reporter, LaGravenese has written 17 feature films, including The Fisher King, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for best original screenplay, and Barbara Streisand’s The Mirror Has Two Faces.
WGA will present him with the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement on February 13, 2016.
Read more in the Hollywood Reporter.